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Man Seeds Hong Kong-based Minerva Macro Fund

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Man Investments’ seeding fund, RMF Global Emerging Managers, has completed its second incubation deal of the last two months, providing a cornerstone investment of $50 million for Hong Kong’s Minerva Macro Fund. In July RMF […]

Ex Hedge Fund Trader Vs. Ex Wife, High Powered Hide and Seek

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – In a bizarre hedge fund story sent to me by a reader, an ex JP Morgan Director and ex trader for hedge funds Tudor and Brevan Howard has been traced by his ex wife’s investigators […]

QPRC Patent Asset Hedge Fund Launch

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – Intellectual Property Asset Manager, Quest Patent Research Corporation, (QPRC) has entered into an exclusive capital management agreement with a newly formed Delaware limited liability company, PSI Capital Management, LLC. (PSI) to launch a new patent […]

The last, frantic days of Perot family hedge fund

Dallas Morning News – To bank employees monitoring the hedge fund’s collapse, the e-mailed instructions were emphatic. "No securities, or cash, FOR ANY REASON are allowed to be sent out from JP Morgan." At issue that morning last November were […]

Japan pension funds cut domestic stock holdings

Reuters – Japanese corporate pension funds have been cutting their domestic stock holdings and buying more domestic bonds to avoid risky bets amid financial turmoil, a JP Morgan Asset Management survey showed on Tuesday. Pension funds on average lost about […]

Church Pension fund opens shop in Asia

Reuters – India Church Pension Fund has invested in Future Group backed Indivision India, Advantage Partners and IDG Accel China. The $8 billion Church Pension Fund based in New York City has roped in Eric Mason(ex-Carlyle Group), to open a […]

Hedge Fund Assets Plunged to $1.8 Trillion in 2008

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – Hedge fund assets, which were once estimated to reach almost $3 trillion, finished the year at around $1.8 trillion, according to research conducted by London-based HedgeFund Intelligence. The report contends the fall in assets happened almost […]

Citadel Hires Three From Lehman’s Europe Mortgage Bond Trading

Bloomberg.com: UK & Ireland – Citadel Investment Group LLC, the $19 billion hedge-fund firm run by Kenneth Griffin, hired three senior executives from Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. to boost its fixed-income team. Timothy Bryan Wilkinson, former head of fixed income […]

Hedge Fund Fraudster Manhunt Comes to an End

New York (HedgeCo.Net) – The international man hunt for Sam Israel came to an end yesterday when the hedge fund fraudster turned himself over to authorities.   Israel turned himself into the Southwick, Mass., police station around 9:30 a.m., said […]

Hedge Fund Claim Made Sense, Ex-Bear Executive Says

Bloomberg – Bear Stearns Cos. didn’t investigate the financial health of a hedge-fund client that later collapsed because its claim of an annual 20 percent return on investment “made perfect sense,” a former executive at the firm said. Bear Stearns […]

Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Managers getting indicted for starting credit crisis

India Daily- The Bear Stearns Hedge Fund Managers are getting indicted for starting the credit crisis. According to media sources, Federal prosecutors are preparing to file criminal charges against managers of two Bear Stearns Cos. hedge funds whose collapse helped […]

Lehman Bros. denies tapping Fed

Seattle Times- Lehman Brothers on Tuesday denied that it was forced to tap the Federal Reserve’s discount window to stave off cash problems, and maintains that its books remain liquid. The nation’s fourth-biggest investment bank was battered Tuesday amid reports […]

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